Week of April 4-8

Second Grade

Important Reminders for this Week:

  • Students return to school Monday, April 4!
  • Review Math and Reading Common Assessments will be on Friday.
  • GQES YEARBOOK SALE IS EXTENDED!!! They are for sale online or by returning the paper form to school through Friday, April 15 for $20. There will not be any extras available at GQES. The website is www.treering.com/1014331731024379.


RI.2.7: Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

For RI.2.7, ask your student the following about a text with pictures, diagrams, charts, etc:

  • How does the diagram/image help you understand what you are reading?

RI.2.9: Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.


Math Cycle 3:

2.NBT.4: Compare two three-digit numbers based on meanings of the hundreds, tens, and ones digits, using >, =, and < symbols to record the results of comparisons.

2.NBT.6, 7, 8 & 2.OA.1: Add up to four two-digit numbers using strategies based on place value and properties of operations. Add and subtract within 1000, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method. Mentally add & subtract 10 or 100 to a given number 100-900. Use addition and subtraction within 100 to solve one- and two-step word problems.

2.MD.8: Solve word problems involving dollar bills, quarters, dimes, nickels, and pennies, using $ and ¢ symbols appropriately.

2.G.3: Partition circles and rectangles into two, three, or four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, thirds, half of, a third of, etc., and describe the whole as two halves, three thirds, four fourths. Recognize that equal shares of identical wholes need not have the same shape.

Social Studies / Science

2.L.1 Understand animal life cycles.

2.L.2 Remember that organisms differ from or are similar to their parents based on the characteristics of the organism.

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Writing is incorporated into the content areas.